VersionOne Enterprise Agile Platform

Overview

Agile eWorkshop EXPRESS Series

March 27th - 31st, 2017 Online, 9am-11am ET/15:00-17:00 CET

Course Information

Who Should Attend

Anyone looking to learn the foundations of practicing agile methods

When
03/27/2017
03/31/2017
Duration
5 2-hour classes, delivered over 5 days
Where

Online, 9am-11am ET/15:00-17:00 CET

Register $396 per Person

up to 25 students may attend

Overview

Looking for agile training that doesn€™t assume you already know everything about sprints, stories and backlogs? Tired of webinars full of theoretical concepts that tell you why you should use agile but not how to practically apply it? Do you want to start applying agile principles in your work but don€™t know where to start?

VersionOne€™s Agile eWorkshop series is your fast track to becoming an agile ninja.

  • Entertaining, experienced agile practitioners
  • Learn the how, not just the why
  • Collaborative environment
  • Education designed to keep you engaged
  • Small class size

The series includes 5 classes, delivered online, 2 hours each:

  • Story Writing
  • Estimation
  • Release Planning
  • Sprint Planning
  • Metrics

Detailed Course Guide

 

Story Writing

Join VersionOne for a two hour remote Agile eWorkshop Story Writing class. During this web-based training you will learn how to write good stories, gather user requirements and properly size stories.

  • What is a Story
    • Review what a user story is
    • Explore The 3 C€™s
    • Understand acceptance criteria
    • Discuss why user stories are used
  • User Roles
    • Learn what a user role is
    • Determine the best techniques for identifying users
    • Discover proven techniques for gathering user requirements
  • Writing Good Stories
    • Prepare to write good stories
    • Inspect common mistakes
    • Analyze real world examples

Estimation

Join VersionOne for a two hour remote Agile eWorkshop Agile Estimation class. During this web-based training you will learn about agile delivery models, how to estimate and how to use your estimates and velocity to determine how long a project may last

  • Why Agile Estimation
    • Review what agile estimation is
    • Understand the conventional philosophy
    • Explore how agile estimation is different
  • Agile Delivery Models
    • Learn about iterative and incremental models
    • Understand continuous models
    • Analyze when estimation occurs
  • Estimating Well
    • Prepare to estimate stories, features and tasks
    • Inspect common mistakes
    • Analyze real world examples

Release Planning

Join VersionOne for a two hour remote Agile eWorkshop Release Planning class. During this web-based training you will learn how to prepare a release plan, conduct a release meeting and manage the plan during the release.

  • What is Release Planning
    • Review what agile release planning is
    • Understand the 5 levels of planning
    • Learn about a release backlog
  • The Release Planning Meeting
    • Learn who needs to participate
    • Review a meeting agenda
    • Determine when meeting occurs
  • Managing the Release Plan
    • Prepare to manage a release
    • Inspect common mistakes
    • Analyze real world examples

Sprint Planning

Join VersionOne for a two hour remote Agile eWorkshop Sprint Planning class. During this web-based training you will learn how to prepare a sprint plan, conduct a sprint meeting and manage the plan during the sprint.

  • What is Sprint Planning
    • Review what agile sprint planning is
    • Understand the 5 levels of planning
    • Learn about a the goals of the meeting
  • The Sprint Planning Meeting
    • Learn who needs to participate
    • Review a meeting agenda
    • Explore story elaboration
  • Managing the Sprint Plan
    • Prepare to manage a sprint
    • Inspect common mistakes
    • Analyze real world examples

Agile Metrics

Join VersionOne for a two hour remote Agile eWorkshop metrics class. During this web-based training you will learn how to read, use and act upon agile metrics

  • What Are Agile metrics
    • Review what agile metrics are
    • Explore what makes agile metrics different
    • Learn the benefits of using agile metrics
  • Using Agile metrics
    • Learn how to correctly interpret velocity
    • Review how to properly use burndown charts
    • Explore burn up and cumulative flow charts
  • Managing With Metrics
    • Prepare to use metrics
    • Inspect common mistakes
    • Analyze real world examples